Relax -- and get to it -- with an office space that’s as charming as it is inspirational. Whether you’re creating a work niche in a bedroom with plenty of natural light or in a basement with artificial sources, it is possible for form and function to collide. Here, dressmaker details in the form of an interesting print and a sculptural table add character to the space. But you don’t have to break the bank to customize your very own personal space. Read on to add do-it-yourself personality for less.
Sophisticated and sassy, this armchair with sloped, structured sides is formal enough for a dining room but comfortable (and supportive) enough for web-browsing, note-taking or good, old-fashioned relaxing.
Ivy Chair in Paisley Print, $358
Available at UrbanOutfitters.com
A high-gloss finish makes this clean-lined desk as smashing as it is functional. Generous surface area -- with plenty of room for important papers, books and frames -- seals the deal.
Besta Burs in High Gloss Red, $249
Available at IKEA
Even an office space with enviable natural light deserves a touch of elegance in the form of a crystal table lamp. Shed some light on your inspiration with this simply chic example.
Crystal Column Table Lamp, $104.99
Available at Overstock.com
These attractive woven wastebaskets not only hide unsightliness in style, they also make taking out the trash a treat.
Makati Wastebasket in Natural, $19.99
Available at The Container Store